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Synonym: in place ofrather thanSimilar words: instead ofsteadysteadilyin stepstealsteaksteaminstallMeaning: [ɪn'sted]  adv. 1. in place of, or as an alternative to 2. on the contrary. 
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1. He used a knife instead of chopsticks.
2. Let's reason the matter out instead of quarreling.
3. He is too busy, let me go instead.
4. Will you go to the party instead of me?
5. Focus on small goals instead of big ones.
6. You probably picked up my keys instead of yours.
7. We took a cross-country route instead of the motorway.
8. Try to laugh at it instead of getting uptight.
9. Shall we have fish instead of meat today?
10. We've no coffee. Would you like tea instead?
11. If you cannot go, let him go instead.
12. Mr. Lee, instead of the manager, is in charge of this.
13. Instead of catching fish,all he fished out was an old boot.
14. It is advisable that we stay at home instead of going to the movie.
15. Instead of retaliating,[sentencedict.com/instead.html] he walks away leaving his team-mates to fight it out.
16. They raised prices and cut production, instead of cutting costs.
17. Let' s go for a walk instead of playing video games.
18. Instead of injecting drugs into toes, they mainlined themselves under the tongue.
19. If we only had some God in the country's laws, instead of beng in such a sweat to get him into the Constitution, it would be better all around. 
20. Don't try to win a friend by presenting gifts. You should instead contribute your sincere love and learn how to win others 'heart through appropriate ways. 
21. We were still playing at war — dropping leaflets instead of bombs.
22. Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead.
23. The reason why people give up so quickly is because they look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have come.
24. Centrifugal machines are connected to the motor drive directly instead of through a gearbox.
25. When we bought our house, we did our own conveyancing instead of using a lawyer.
26. There's no coffee - would you like a cup of tea instead?
27. He just breezed in as if he'd only been away a day instead of ten years.
28. The government wants more people to use public transport instead of private cars.
29. If they throw stones at you, don't throw back, use them to build your own foundation instead.
30. Because it is in an enterprise zone, taxes on non-food items are 3.5% instead of the usual 7%.
More similar words: instead ofsteadysteadilyin stepstealsteaksteaminstallinstinctagainstinstantinstanceinstructmonsterreinstateinstigateinstantlyfor instancemainstreaminstructorinstrumentinstitutioninstallationinstructionfight againstinstitutionalinstructionalstruggle againststep by stepteam
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